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PLATO's second PhD school will be staged in Vienna on 12-16 March 2018. Three days will be dedicated to research design, and two days to academic writing.
Dr. Christian Kreuder-Sonnen presented the paper 'International authority and the emergency problematique' on 13 February 2018.
Professor Jens Blom-Hansen presented the paper 'Reputation and organizational politics: Inside the EU Commission' on 6 February 2018 at ARENA.
Marco Dani will gave a lecture based on the paper 'The rise of the supranational executive and the post-political drift of European public law' on 30 January 2018.
We have invited UK experts to discuss the situation and the status of the negotiations. In addition we have brought together experts from the three EEA countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway to discuss the likely effects on the EEA countries.
The first PhD school within the ARENA-coordinated PhD network PLATO is organised in Berlin. The event includes a three-day PhD course in legitimacy theory while two days are dedicated to Vitae's Effective Researcher programme.
The Research Council of Norway is organizing a conference about political changes in Europe, and how these affect Norway. Leading researchers, several from ARENA, will present first hand insight into the latest research on these areas.
At the Tuesday Seminar on 28 November, Pieter de Wilde will present his paper 'Responding to the public in the European Union: a process model of organizational mediatization'.
Åse Gornitzka and Eva Krick, both from ARENA, will present their paper 'Expertisation of policy advice. Dynamics of the EU Commission’s high level groups' on 21 November 2017.
How can depoliticized bodies be seen as legitimate and be held to account? How to avoid the arbitrary exercise of expert power? This opening workshop of the REFLEX project 16-17 November deals with the functioning, justification and democratic embedding of depoliticized decision-making.
Morten Egeberg and Åse Gornitzka offer a PhD course in ‘An Organizational Approach to Public Governance’ at the Department of Political Science in November 2017.
Application deadline: 14 September 2017
Jørgen Bølstad from ARENA gave a presentation of the paper 'Capacity, willingness, and sovereign default risk: reassuring the market in times of crisis' at the Tuesday Seminar on 31 October 2017.
The ARENA-coordinated H2020-funded PLATO project's kick-off conference will take place in Oslo on 16-20 October 2017. It will bring together all partners for academic discussions and social networking.
Dr. Dimiter Toshkov presented the paper 'How are citizens’ judgements about international cooperation shaped? Experimental evidence from the Eastern periphery of Europe' on 26 September 2017.
At the ARENA Tuesday Seminar on 19 September, Dr. Mitja Sienknecht from Berlin Social Science Center presented her paper 'Cosmopolitan responsibility. Normative and empirical dimensions'.
GLOBUS researchers will chair the section The European Union: Promoting or obstructing global justice at the EISA conference on International Relations in Barcelona, September 2017.
Jarle Trondal and Morten Egeberg will chair a panel at the 2017 ECPR General Conference in Oslo.
Johan P. Olsen holds the plenary lecture at the ECPR General Conference in Oslo on 7 September.
ARENA is strongly represented at the ECPR General Conference 2017 in Oslo. Our researchers will participate in around 20 different panels and sections.
Professor Dimitris N. Chryssochoou from Panteion University will present ‘The whole and the parts: the demands of “unity in diversity”’ on 29 August 2017.
The University of Luxembourg organises a TARN conference on 27-28 June 2017.
ARENA researcher Johanne Døhlie Saltnes will discuss the paper 'Resistance to EU integration. Accounting for Like-Minded reluctance to donor coordination in EU development policy' at the ARENA Tuesday Seminar on 13 June 2017.
Professor Emeritus in Political Science and founding director of ARENA Johan P. Olsen will present his latest book Democratic Accountability, Political Order, and Change at ARENA on 9 June 2017.
On Tuesday 30 May 2017, Professor Hussein Kassim and Professor Sara Connolly from the University of East Anglia gave the presentation 'One EU civil service or many? The General Secretariat of the Council and the European Commission compared'.
In Oslo on 18 and 19 May, this conference discussed the current internal dynamics in the EU, the different models of partnership with the EU and the future of Norway-EU relations.